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Simon Kenton pulls away from Ryle

November 14, 2015 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- After leading just 13-10 at halftime, Simon Kenton scored four second-half touchdowns to punch its ticket to the regional finals next week. The Pioneers ran away from Ryle to win, 41-23 on Friday night at Chlorine Menefee Stadium.

Jasper, Forest Park marching bands place first

October 5, 2015 by The Herald

Jasper's Marching Wildcats took first at the Midstates Competition at Simon Kenton High School in Independence, Ky., over the weekend. Jasper also brought home awards for best music, best visuals and general effect. Forest Park competed twice over the ...

Forest Park, Southridge bands take top spots

September 28, 2015 by The Herald

Forest Park High School's Marching Rangers won first place in Class 3A at the Evansville North Invitational on Saturday and also picked up an award for general effect. Forest Park was part of a busy weekend as all four Dubois County marching bands ...

Book lovers anticipate release of Harper Lee's second book

February 4, 2015 by WLWT Cincinnati

WLWT CincinnatiStudents at Simon Kenton High School read "To Kill a Mockingbird" as part of their freshman reading curriculum. Two tenth-graders who spoke with WLWT said the book opened their minds. “Definitely one of the better books in English that year. I remember ...

Jeff Ruby: Help me buy SK football equipment to replace what was lost in fire

November 3, 2014 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- A little more than a week after Simon Kenton High School's football team lost its equipment in a fire, restaurateur Jeff Ruby has stepped up to help the Pioneers get new uniforms. In a Tweet, Ruby solicited donations from ...

Rivals rescue Simon Kenton football team after fire

October 24, 2014 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- The Simon Kenton football team wore other schools' helmets and shoulder pads Friday night after a locker room fire ruined theirs and their rivals came to the rescue. Nine schools contributed equipment so the 8-1 Pioneers could play ...

Gary Chestnut, man paralyzed in October crash in Independence dies

September 1, 2014 by WCPO

WCPOPrevious Next. INDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- A young man paralyzed after a two-vehicle crash in front of Simon Kenton High School in the early hours of Oct. 9 has died. Nick Mayer, the step-father of Gary Chestnut, reports the 22-year-old died Sunday, Aug. 31 ...

Threat of Louisville 'Purge' brings St. Xavier football scrimmage to Simon Kenton

August 16, 2014 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- Saint Xavier High School football players from Louisville played a scrimmage football game in Independence, Ky. Saturday morning after a social media scare that never was. "We had heard via social media about 'The Purge,' and we ...

Simon Kenton HS postpones scrimmage at St. X over 'The Purge' threats

August 15, 2014 by WAVE

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Threats of random violence in Louisville tied to The Purge horror movies have caused Simon Kenton High School to move a varsity football scrimmage scheduled for tonight at St. Xavier High School to Saturday morning at Simon ...

Senior prank puts Ky. high school up for sale

May 22, 2014 by USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDEPENDENCE, Ky. — Simon Kenton High School 's graduating seniors have an enterprising plan to pay for college expenses. They just put their school up for sale. According to a Craigslist ad posted around 9 p.m. Wednesday, the graduating class of ...

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